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Find more Tate relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 2,510 less people named Tate in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 29,539 people named Tate in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% less people named Tate in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 27,029 people named Tate were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 21% of adults were unmarried
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 36% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,500
  • 7,966 reported their race as other than white

Learn where they came from and where they went.

As Tate families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • Most fathers originated from Virginia
  • 5,683 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 2% were born in foreign countries
  • 1,969 were first-generation Americans